Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, September 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1953
1-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1952 2005
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1924
Aug–Sep 1953
2-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
9.52"
(241.81mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Jul–Sep 1953
3-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
15.07"
(382.78mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Ties: 1946, 2014
Jun–Sep 1953
4-Month
18.51"
(470.15mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1954
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
May–Sep 1953
5-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Ties: 1987
Apr–Sep 1953
6-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
26.67"
(677.42mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Mar–Sep 1953
7-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
30.95"
(786.13mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Feb–Sep 1953
8-Month
34.31"
(871.47mm)
34.85"
(885.19mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1925
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Jan–Sep 1953
9-Month
37.58"
(954.53mm)
38.68"
(982.47mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1954
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Dec 1952–Sep 1953
10-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Nov 1952–Sep 1953
11-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
44.93"
(1,141.22mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Oct 1952–Sep 1953
12-Month
43.79"
(1,112.27mm)
47.96"
(1,218.18mm)
-4.17"
(-105.91mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1951 1954
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1928
Apr 1952–Sep 1953
18-Month
70.14"
(1,781.56mm)
74.64"
(1,895.86mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1929
Oct 1951–Sep 1953
24-Month
92.50"
(2,349.50mm)
95.96"
(2,437.38mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1965
Oct 1950–Sep 1953
36-Month
130.77"
(3,321.56mm)
144.01"
(3,657.85mm)
-13.24"
(-336.29mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1966
Oct 1949–Sep 1953
48-Month
170.08"
(4,320.03mm)
191.90"
(4,874.26mm)
-21.82"
(-554.23mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1948–Sep 1953
60-Month
226.19"
(5,745.23mm)
239.78"
(6,090.41mm)
-13.59"
(-345.18mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1954
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/